Full-time freelance writer based in Glasgow, Scotland… author of 17 books, three of which are in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Permanent Collection… former news editor at TeamRock.com… former band manager, drummer and keyboardist… TV and radio presenter… real ale fan.
Universal Music Boss Promises ‘Transparency’ Over Masters Fire
Sir Lucian Grainge says management will “own” situation after artists were left with unanswered questions.
Gibson Guitar Brand Sues Competitor Dean
Allegations laid over instrument shapes and trademarks.
Why Bob Ezrin Hid ‘The Wall’ Tapes From Pink Floyd’s Record Label
Studio icon managed to help band create “really great stuff” even though it was on the verge of breaking up.
Woodstock 50 Promoter Accuses Investors of ‘Illegal’ $17 Million Removal
Michael Lang says former partner is trying to “suffocate and kill” anniversary event.
Most Requested Funeral Songs List Topped by Queen, Led Zeppelin
‘Stairway to Heaven’ is most popular choice at final ceremonies, with Freddie Mercury’s band featuring four times.
That One Time Gene Simmons Got High
Witness tells Kiss member’s bandmates about the moment bassist ignored warning to avoid hash brownies.
Watch Dave Grohl Jam at Ronnie James Dio Memorial
Foo Fighters leader joins Black Star Riders and Buckcherry members for Thin LIzzy and Motorhead covers.
Queen Are Now Richer Than the Queen
'Sunday Times' Rich List puts Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon ahead of British monarch.
Watch Tool Debut Two New Songs Live
‘Descending’ and ‘Invincible’ expected to appear on long-awaited fifth album.
How Joe Perry Overcame Worries About Aerosmith’s Vegas Residency
Producer Jack Douglas also reveals what went wrong on the band's first night.
Nikki Sixx Reveals Shoulder Surgery
Motley Crue bassist says he’s “ready to get onstage and break stuff” after latest repair procedure.
How Woodstock ’94 ’S––- Show’ Changed Green Day’s Lives
Drummer Tre Cool recalls the moment weather-fueled “mayhem” turned in his band’s favor.